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Got the Hunter Edition from ther Never Settle Reloaded bundle, now I have some incentive to play Crysis 2 first. Bought it during a Steam sale and haven't touched it yet. :D

I haven't been following Crysis 3, didn't want to spoil anything. But I am hearing good things.
 

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Played a little bit of the SP and I have to say that I am impressed with the graphics so far!
I am playing with two HD 7970's in Crossfire with no issues so far. I have everything maxed out and Motion BLur disabled. Game feels and looks great to me. Textures are amazing:)
Haven't played MP yet with this release, but I will soon...
How much vRam is it using maxed out? :toast:
 
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Wow this game is gorgeous. :respect:

Single player is indeed significantly more impressive than the MP Alpha/Beta. Far and away the best looking game yet released. IMO it's similar to the original Crysis in that the graphics are so good that they elevate your experience with the game overall.

It does melt PCs, though... I'm playing maxed out with 2xSMAA at 1440p on a pair of overclocked 7970s and getting about 45fps average with minimums around the 30 mark. Very playable, no issues. I'm happy with that.

I am a little disappointed that the campaign is just 7 levels, but it is a LOT more fun than Crysis 2 so far.
 
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Wow this game is gorgeous. :respect:

Single player is indeed significantly more impressive than the MP Alpha/Beta. Far and away the best looking game yet released. IMO it's similar to the original Crysis in that the graphics are so good that they elevate your experience with the game overall.

It does melt PCs, though... I'm playing maxed out with 2xSMAA at 1440p on a pair of overclocked 7970s and getting about 45fps average with minimums around the 30 mark. Very playable, no issues. I'm happy with that.

I am a little disappointed that the campaign is just 7 levels, but it is a LOT more fun than Crysis 2 so far.
lol im screwed. running a pair of stock 7970s but at 5760x1200. cant wait to see what that's like.
 
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Leaving for Toronto, I cannot play on laptop :(

and I think when I'll be back, I'll buy an HD7k or something enought powerful to run it maxed :D
 
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Yay smoother than i expected.
30-40 fps.
5760x1200p
Most settings maxed at very high.
post processing on high
motion blur medium
ansitropic filtering at 4x
AA at sxaa x1

If I change AA to mxaa x2, stays 28-32 fps so far. edit. drops to about 23-28 in the harsher spots.
 
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Yay smoother than i expected.
30-40 fps.
5760x1200p
Most settings maxed at very high.
post processing on high
motion blur medium
ansitropic filtering at 4x
AA at sxaa x1

If I change AA to mxaa x2, stays 28-32 fps so far.
Honestly, I like how 2xSMAA looks better than even 4xMSAA. They really did a nice job with SMAA on this game.
 
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Wow this game is gorgeous. :respect:

Single player is indeed significantly more impressive than the MP Alpha/Beta. Far and away the best looking game yet released. IMO it's similar to the original Crysis in that the graphics are so good that they elevate your experience with the game overall.

It does melt PCs, though... I'm playing maxed out with 2xSMAA at 1440p on a pair of overclocked 7970s and getting about 45fps average with minimums around the 30 mark. Very playable, no issues. I'm happy with that.

I am a little disappointed that the campaign is just 7 levels, but it is a LOT more fun than Crysis 2 so far.
What drivers you on?
 
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13.2 beta 5s

Can't get the beta 6 drivers to install.
 
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13.2 beta 5s

Can't get the beta 6 drivers to install.
I have the 6's downloaded but i'm still running 12.11 (beta 6). Crysis 3 doesn't release in UK till Friday. I have until then to try install the 13.2 6's.
 
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I'm not too worried about it, since I'm not experiencing any corruption with AA enabled and the beta 6 drivers don't claim any performance improvements. Hoping for a beta 7 or something else that offers a performance bump.

One thing that I'm very thankful for is that I've experienced almost zero stutter. Sometimes crossfire can have some nasty stuttering when the framerate dips below 60 consistently, but not here. I haven't even had to fire up Radeon Pro for it :)
 
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Could well be AMD's relationship with the developers. Something they've hitherto been a bit rubbish at. Nvidia had the best strategy to work with developers and AMD have finally bought into it. Better drivers and better relations with developers = less buggy experience.
 
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Could well be AMD's relationship with the developers. Something they've hitherto been a bit rubbish at. Nvidia had the best strategy to work with developers and AMD have finally bought into it. Better drivers and better relations with developers = less buggy experience.
I was a bit :eek: when I saw that AMD Gaming Evolved logo at the start of the game rather than the Nvidia TWIMTBP one that I'm so used to seeing on AAA games.

I'm a bit curious if there's tesselated ocean under the whole world like there was in Crysis 2, though :roll:
 
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Honestly, I like how 2xSMAA looks better than even 4xMSAA. They really did a nice job with SMAA on this game.
i find 2xsmaa drops me below 30 fps. keeping at the 1x to keep it playable.
 

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I'm seeing about 2GB vram use per GPU maxed w/2xSMAA at 1440p
 
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Well, now I know why 4-6gb of VRAM is, well not that unreasonable.
Max Settings + max MSAA + 5760x1080 res = swap-fest. Afterburner shows unholy 9gb usage ( which is not correct, never is for some reasons, when it comes to tri-fire). But nevertheless it swaps badly.
Took down MSAA to medium - now shows 7gb and actually works fine.
GPU usage across all three of my 7970s - 60-70% at most.

Visually looks amazing

P.S. which is supposedly better MSAA or SMAA ? I'm a bit confused
 
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The first time I tried to run 3 7970's, the game froze after about 10 minutes...
Two 7970's work great. Both run at 99%:)

What drivers are you using?
I would love to see this game on your 3 monitors:toast:
 

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A buddy of mine just bought me Crysis 3. Woo! not looking forward to the download.
 

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Is the single player gameplay any good?
 

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Haven't had the chance yet to play more than 30 minutes of the game (stupid work) so I can't tell you about the story line or AI:(
However the graphics thus far are amazing...
 
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Is the single player gameplay any good?
By the sounds of things looks like it could be a Benchmark for the reviews... I'm going to try running it on 12.11 6's before installing the newest drivers.
 

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need some max'ed out screen-shots, HammerON! or some good video sequence..
 

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Haven't had the chance yet to play more than 30 minutes of the game (stupid work) so I can't tell you about the story line or AI:(
However the graphics thus far are amazing...
not interested in graphics, i want good gameplay
 
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Is the single player gameplay any good?
Like a refinement of 2 with a little bit of one's openness, or illusion of it.